Author: Emily Colucci


TENN has major impact on Detroit communities

For over 10 years, Detroit Mercy’s Titan Equity Nourish Network (TENN) has made an extraordinary impact on the Detroit community through its’ acts of service and commitment to making a difference where it matters most.  A noteworthy aspect of TENN is the opportunity students are given to earn service-learning hours […]


Recent Detroit Mercy grads express gratitude

The 2023 academic year, for some students, was just the beginning of another year. For others, it was the beginning of the end of the road for their college experience; Detroit Mercy seniors are getting closer to their graduation day where they will watch all their hard work finally pay […]


Detroit Mercy minority architecture group wins national award

On Oct. 14, Detroit Mercy’s National Organization of Minority Architecture Students chapter won the National Chapter of the Year Award for the 2022-23 school year.  Student members and organization leaders traveled to Portland, Ore., for their national conference from Oct. 11-15, where they were recognized for their accomplishments and efforts […]


EA Café allowing students to be entrepreneurs on campus

What started as a desire to offer students pursuing an entrepreneur-based career both experience and a skillset that will benefit them long-term is now the EA Café, ran by the president of the Entrepreneurship Foundation, Bianca Candela, alongside vice president Noah Mulligan and secretary Holly Misiakowski.  “The EA is a […]


African American studies program back at Detroit Mercy

Making its return to the Detroit Mercy curriculum this year is the African American Studies program, with new faculty on board and ready to enrich students through the minor. The 18-credit program was designed to give those enrolled a more profound understanding of African American culture, heritage and historical experiences, […]


Homecoming set to bring Detroit Mercy alums back to campus

The University is just days away from the 2023 Homecoming, and there is much to look forward to during the two-day long celebration. An invite has been extended to all in the Detroit Mercy family and community who would like to join in the fall festivities taking place on the […]


‘Include everyone in the conversation,’ PR pro says

Late last month, University of Detroit Mercy students interested in the Public Relations and Communications fields had the opportunity to connect with a leader in the industry. Georgella Muirhead, who is the founder and CEO of PR firm 98 Forward, originally Burg Muirhead & Associates, took the time to share her […]


Rekdal discusses latest book in virtual reading series

The second of three readings as part of the University of Detroit Mercy’s virtual reading series, Triptych, focused on the history and impact of Chinese people on the transcontinental railroad. Paisley Rekdal, a Chinese-American poet, showcased her work for staff and students last month via Zoom. Her latest book, “West: A […]


Transfer student grateful for shot on women’s basketball team

After attending three different colleges, transfer student Jada Moorehead landed at Detroit Mercy earlier this year. Moorehead played two full semesters of women’s basketball at each school until she felt as if there was a better fit out there for her. This happens often enough when going through the trial and […]


Ideas for improving campus

Within the last several years, The University of Detroit Mercy has tak- en strides towards improving campus structures and facilities in a bid to create a more welcoming, modern environment for staff and students. The university recently renovated the Student Union, is in the process of updating the North Quad dorms […]